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North Woods Naturalist

Sunrise west harbor  from the Sunrise Series by Stephan Hoglund

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Chel Anderson
Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist. She lives in the Hovland area and keeps close tabs on daily changes happening in the great outdoors. She shares her insights with WTIP listeners every Tuesday during North Shore Morning and North Shore Digest.  Subscribe to our North Woods Naturalist podcast.

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North Woods Naturalist: Snow crystals

There are billions of them and no two are alike.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about the amazing diversity of snow crystals.


 
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North Woods Naturalist: Under ice

With the lakes frozen over, many life forms lead a controlled existence under the ice.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about living under ice.


 
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Varied thrush

North Woods Naturalist: A look back

The New Year is a good time to reflect back on the previous 12 months. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson birds and trees at the end of the year.


 
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Crane fly

North Woods Naturalist: Stone and crane flies

Not all insects swarm in summer. Some come out during the winter. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about stone flies and crane flies.


 
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North Woods Naturalist: Strange Fall

The prolonged fall was accountable for unusual late season events. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about the strange fall.


 
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North Woods Naturalist: Fall turnover

In the fall inland lakes experience a turnover event. What is it and how does it affect fish? WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about the fall turnover.


 
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North Woods Naturalist: Atmospheric streams

A couple of weeks back we had a prolonged rainfall that might have an unusual effect for this time of year.


 
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North Woods Naturalist: Ciscoes

There are many names for lake herring, but only one that’s truly correct. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about ciscos.


 
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Pacific loon

North Woods Naturalist: Fall Migration

The bird migration at Hawk Ridge is approaching half a million. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about songbirds and raptors, ducks and loons.


 
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North Woods Naturalist: Spawning coasters

In the streams and on the shoals, the Coaster Brook Trout are busy. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about spawning coasters.


 
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